Kittiwakes upon the Tyne

The Furthest Inland Breeding Colony of Kittiwakes in the World

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Railway Bridge

Newcastle City Centre

Kittiwakes love to build their nests high up on narrow ledges. Some pairs have chosen a railway bridge to settle down during the spring/summer months. This can be found as you travel away from the quayside; deeper into the city. Over sixty pairs nested on this bridge in 2019.

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